Advocates warn environmental rollbacks threaten Va. minority communities

The Trump administration is suspending key environmental reviews during the pandemic that critics warn could further harm poor and minority neighborhoods in Virginia and around the country.
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Enbridge reopens underwater section of Line 5 pipeline, responds to Michigan governor's concerns

Alberta-based Enbridge says it has reopened a branch of pipeline beneath the water separating two Great Lakes after an inspection revealed no damage.


Trans Mountain oil spill bolsters Sumas First Nation opposition to twinned pipeline

An oil spill at a Trans Mountain pipeline pump station in Abbotsford, B.C., over the weekend has bolstered the Sumas First Nation's opposition to seeing the pipeline twinned through its territory. 

Massive Russian fuel spill shows folly of environmental extremists and fossil fuel apologists

A catastrophic fuel spill in the Russian Arctic shines the light on the dangers of poorly designed fossil fuel production and climate change, but also shows the danger of the extreme environmentalist position that makes us more reliant on Russian natural gas.

Sumas First Nation chief says spill at B.C. Trans Mountain facility 4th ‘in the last 15 years’

An estimated 150-190 cubic metres (150,000 to 190,000 litres) of sweet crude oil spilled from its Sumas Pump station early Saturday and the pipeline was shut down.

The Atlantic Coast Pipeline battle is about people, not precedent

The rural, Native, Black, and Latinx communities protesting the controversial pipeline deserve clean, safe places to call home.

Trans Mountain said pipeline will restart after spill in Abbotsford, B.C.

Trans Mountain estimates as much as 1,195 barrels of light crude spilled from its pipeline pumping station in Abbotsford, B.C.


Trump trashes 50-year-old environmental law, blames coronavirus

Pollution-burdened communities have long leveraged NEPA as a defense mechanism to protect their health and the environment.

Federal court upholds Enbridge's Great Lakes spill plans

A federal court has sided with pipeline company Enbridge in a dispute over plans to deal with a potential oil spill in Michigan's Straits of Mackinac.


North America’s largest pipeline company aims to pivot to natural gas and renewable energy

Enbridge Inc., North America's largest pipeline company, is shifting its asset mix to reflect the energy transition underway across the world.


Keya Chatterjee: Climate justice is racial justice

Polluting and extractive facilities have been placed in black, brown, and indigenous communities around the world - and they are suffering the consequences.


EPA limits states' power to oppose pipelines and other energy projects

The agency tweaked the rules on how to apply the Clean Water Act, which New York and other states have used to fight fossil-fuel ventures.

Why an Alberta court decision to quash an oilsands project affects Treaty Rights cases in B.C.

A recent ruling by three Appeal Court justices has transformed the nature of Treaty 8 First Nations' legal battles against the Site C dam and oil and gas development.

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